John M. Hogan, Jr.
| Michelle Louise Kennedy
July 12, 1972 (age 43)
Baltimore, Maryland (1972-07-12) |
Non-fiction, Humor, Memoir
Without a Net: Middle Class an, Gandhi Was a Libra, Manners, Jealousy: 99 Tips to Bring You, A Fine Mess: Living an
Michelle Kennedy Hogan Wikipedia
Michelle Kennedy Hogan (née Michelle Louise Kennedy, July 12, 1972) is an American author and editor.
Hogan is the author of 15 books, the mother of eight children.
Hogan was born in Baltimore, Maryland, but spent most of her life on a small sheep farm in Chelsea, Vermont. She played high school basketball and loved doing farm chores. She was head page in the United States Senate her junior year in high school for Senator Patrick Leahy.
Hogan's formal writing career began as a reporter for the Green Bay News-Chronicle. Since then, she has published work in Salon.com, The New York Times, The Christian Science Monitor, Redbook, Family Circle and many other publications. She has also read her work on National Public Radio.
Her first book, Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (With Kids) in America, was published by Viking in 2005 and received many positive critical reviews as well as several awards. Her follow-up novel, 'Gandhi was a Libra, was less well received but focused on the issues of bipolar disease and postpartum depression – something Hogan herself struggled with.Without a Net: Middle Class and Homeless (With Kids) in America, Viking, 2005
Year of the Dog: How Running Sled Dogs Saved the Life of a Woefully Average, Middle-Aged Mother of Eight, In a Shoe Press, 2013
The Last Straw Strategies (Series of 8 books), Barrons Educational Series, 2003
It Worked For Me: 1,001 Real-Life Pregnancy Tips, 2004
The Big Book of Happy, Metro Books, 2007
A Fine Mess: Living Simply With Children, 2008